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Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO®) is an insurance company that provides professional liability insurance to lawyers in private practice in Ontario and provides TitlePLUS title insurance coast-to-coast. We are a highly rated insurance company with an "A" rating from A. M. Best, a leading rating agency. Our central downtown location, our high-functioning professional staff, and our commitment to working with employees to help them realize their career development goals are company trademarks.

To see if your goals align with LAWPRO's Vision, Mission & Values, click on "Vision, Mission & Values".   To learn more about how LAWPRO acts on its commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen, see the LAWPRO Statement on Corporate Social Responsibility. You can also learn about LAWPRO's track record of accomplishments and service in our 15th anniversary brochure.

Jobs currently available at LAWPRO are listed below. For LAWPRO's guideline on screening and background checks click on "Screening Guideline".

Articling Positions 2015-2016
PracticePRO Counsel
Program Coordinator (Bilingual)

 

Job Title: Articling Positions 2015-2016: Reporting to Articling Principal

The Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company is offering two articling positions in Toronto for the 2015-2016 articling term.

The Articling Students will be assigned a mentor who will co-ordinate assignments and provide assistance and feedback. The articling program offers experience in the Claims Department for part of the year, with the balance spent in the Office of the General Counsel.

Some areas that the student will be responsible for are:

-legal research and memoranda on all areas of law, with an emphasis on solicitors’ risk management and liability and real estate law

-assisting legal counsel with pleadings, research, motions, and trial preparation

-preparing arbitration briefs and representing LAWPRO at arbitrations

-attendance at client meetings, pre-trial conferences, mediations, discoveries and trial

-assisting the TitlePLUS department with the underwriting of title insurance policies

-assisting LAWPRO Executive and Counsel with corporate, legal, compliance, communication and strategic risk matters

-participation in a comprehensive orientation program

Job Location: Toronto

The ideal candidate should:

  • Be a law school graduate with excellent grades;
  • Have strong research, writing, and communication skills;
  • Be conversant with MS Office and Westlaw;
  • Be energetic, detail-oriented, and consistently successful at meeting deadlines

It is preferred that the candidate:

    Submit your resume and transcripts to:
    Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO)
    250 Yonge Street, Suite 3101
    Toronto, ON, M5B 2L7
    Fax: (416)598-5807
    E-mail: careers@lawpro.ca
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Job Title: PracticePRO Counsel: Reporting to Vice President Claims Prevention and Stakeholder Relations

Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO®) is looking for a dynamic and resourceful team player for our practicePRO program, our internationally recognized risk management and claims prevention initiative. As PracticePRO Counsel you will develop, implement and support all aspects of practicePRO operations.

Responsibilities:

•Developing content on claims prevention and law practice management issues for LAWPRO and third-party publications, websites and blogs;

•Developing and creating risk management tools, checklists and resources;

•Attending at CPD programs, conferences, law firms and other events as a presenter and/or exhibitor;

•Actively participating in social media channels;

•Maintaining relationships with key contacts through active participation in bar associations and with other stakeholders;

•Liaising with claims professionals and other LAWPRO staff for information on claims issues and trends;

•Traveling and attending at evening or weekend events as required.

Job Location: Downtown Toronto

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have five or more years experience in practice, with exposure to a variety of practice areas preferred;
  • Be licensed and in good standing as a lawyer in Ontario;
  • Have excellent oral and written communications skills and superlative presentation skills;
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of legal technology and law practice management issues and topics;
  • Have advanced office technology skills and be an active participant in social media;
  • Be self-directed, well organized and able to juggle competing priorities and deadlines.
  • This is a high profile opportunity for someone that is passionate about helping Ontario lawyers avoid malpractice claims and grow successful law practices.

It is preferred that the candidate:

    Send their resume today in confidence to:Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company
    Attention: Human Resources Department
    250 Yonge Sreet
    Suite 3101.
    Toronto, ON M5B 2L7
    E- mail: careers@lawpro.ca
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Job Title: Program Coordinator (Bilingual): Reporting to Manager, Customer Service & Underwriting
(Permanent Full-time)

The Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity company is a Toronto-based, professional liability insurer with a mandate to provide quality insurance services to our insured lawyers. As part of achieving our mandate, we are currently recruiting for a Program Coordinator (Bilingual).

The role of the Program Coordinator (Bilingual) is to provide written and verbal information on the insurance program to the members of the legal profession, and to be the main point of contact for inquiries in French. The information the Program Coordinator provides includes: information concerning insurance coverages for the lawyer, account information on premiums, and information on additional programs such as risk management. The successful candidate will be a high calibre individual who will receive intensive training about the program and the Company before answering any calls from the public.

Job Location:

The ideal candidate should:

  • be bilingual;
  • have a college or university degree;
  • have customer service experience;
  • have strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • have experience in Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • have experience working in a team environment and in stressful situations;
  • have strong organizational skills and be used to working in volume situations;
  • have a proactive approach to work; and
  • have law, underwriting, or claims related experience, preferred.
  • We also welcome paralegals to apply.

It is preferred that the candidate:

    Send a resume today in confidence to:
    Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company
    Attention: Human Resources Department
    250 Yonge Street, Suite 3101
    P.O. Box 3
    Toronto, ON
    M5B 2L7
    E-mail: careers@lawpro.ca
    Fax: (416) 598-5807
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Reply in confidence to:

Lawyers' Professional Indemnity Company
Attention: Human Resources Department
250 Yonge Street
Suite 3101, P.O. Box 3
Toronto, ON    M5B 2L7
E- mail: careers@lawpro.ca
fax: 416-598-5807
Key DatesMore

September 15, 2014
File your LAWPRO Risk Management Declaration by this date to qualify for the $50 premium discount for each LAWPRO-approved CPD program (to a maximum of $100) completed by this date.

On or about October 1, 2014
LAWPRO online filing of Professional Liability Insurance renewal applications for 2015 begins.


 

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